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CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
-span. programs on every first lady, from martha washington. tonight, elizabeth munro and catherine adams. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> elizabeth monroe was a true partner in her husband's career. they were a love story and absolutely devoted to each other. elizabeth monroe had a well- developed sense of style and image. this is a woman who knew how to carry herself with great elegance. >> it is called the era of good feeling. >> this is a woman who spoke french. >> very great beauty. she received is seldom anything in the white house. she hated it. >> dignity, civility. those are the words that come to mind. >> elizabeth monroe served as first lady from 1817 to 1825 as a time known as the era of good feeling. coming up, we will explore her life and what were not always happy times inside the white house for this woman born into a well-to-do new york family. she married james monroe at the age of 17 and traveled new york extensively with him. she brought with her to the white house a certain french
CNN
Aug 10, 2013 11:00am PDT
$250 million for "the washington post." 1% of his personal fortune. as our jim accosta reports, billionaires have gone shopping in america's newsrooms. >> watergate brought down a president. >> have to get something on paper. >> but it made a newspaper. a triumph not just for reporters, bob woodward and carl bernstein but also for the family that owned "the washington post" lead by it's publisher kathryn graham now the legacy in the future of one of the most important newspapers rest in the hands of one billionaire, amazon found jeff b bezos. gives new meaning to the term -- >> just follow the money. >> the "post" now follows other major newspapers. "the wall street journal" bought by murdoch and "the boston globe." >> i think what people are forgetting when we're talking about billionaires taking over the media, that's not exactly new. >> william randolph everyoherst how wealth -- >> i expect to lose a million dollars next year. you know, at the rate of a million dollars a year i'll have to close this place in 60 years. >> something bezos has in common. remaking the selling th
Current
Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
, extra, read all about it! "washington post" has been sold! whoa! hey, good morning, everybody. nation's capital waking up to that shocking bit of news this morning and people all around the country talking about it, as well. good morning, good morning, great to see you. it's a tuesday. tuesday, august 6th, in fact. and we are here in our nation's capital, booming out to you all across this great land of ours on your local progressive talk radio station, lucky if you've got one and give them your full support and on current tv for another week and a day here. and we're glad to be with you whether you're watching or listening, keep up with us here on the "full court press" and join the conversation. because our job is to let you know what's going on this morning here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. your job is to tell us what you think about it all. and what you think we ought to be doing about it. 1-866-55-press is your ticket. that's our toll free number. 1-866-55-press. and then you go on twitter, if you prefer. give us your comments at bpshow or on
PBS
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
.e.o. of the "washington post's" parent company, donald graham. >> warner: "i am the shooter," declared army major nidal hasan at the start of his trial in an attack that killed 13 at fort hood, texas. we look at today's opening arguments and early testimony. >> ifill: the pentagon eased financial pain for its employees by cutting unpaid furlough from 11 days to six. ray suarez discusses the budget cuts and terror threats with deputy secretary of defense ashton carter. >> our effort to deal with the current budget situation, we believe, has to be driven by strategy. that is, a view of the future. terrorism is one of those things that's going to be around. >> warner: and more than 1.5 million people have fled the bloody syrian civil war. we have an on-the-ground report from the world's second largest refugee camp in jordan. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental proble
Current
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
. this is the "full court press" coming to you live on current tv from our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c. good to see you this morning and good to have you with us and welcome to washington and the summer in washington where it's kind of a ghost town with the congress out of town and the president out of town. he spent the night in los angeles. he will be down at camp pendleton later this afternoon. we will bring you up to date on the news of the day and take your calls at 1-866-55-press. look forward to hearing from you on twitter at bpshow and on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. in the news today, of course, everybody still buzzing about the fact that "the washington post" was sold. could "the new york times" be next? that's what people are asking. and around washington, the most common reaction is well, jeff bezos bought it, at least it wasn't rupert murdoch or the koch brothers. good news on the child obesity front. give some credit to first lady michelle obama. pardon me. oh, my god, i don't think i've ever done that on television before but for the first time ever -- not e
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
anniversary of a water shed moment in our nation's history, here is a picture now from washington, dc, and you can see oprah is speaking at this very moment and it is raining because you can see the umbrellas. president obama and civil rights activists can demands are gathering at the lincoln memorial mark, the 1963 march on washington led by dr. martin luther king jr. early today, leap rhymes sang "amazing grace." ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the sound jamie foxx and al sharpton also spoke this morning. >> abc7 news is joined by our reporter in washington, dc. >> good morning, that is oprah winfrey talking behind me and it is a tall order to try to speak as she is speaking but right now you can see that the people have all their eyes on oprah. it seems like this maybe was a little bit slow to get going but it is very humid here and this has been a lot of rain and people have to go through security checkpoints in order to come out here but, now, this is a crowd that is excited and eagerly awaiting remarks from president obama. it is impossible to miss the symbolism of the nation's first bla
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
is speak the truth. secondly, there is a new generation of leaders stepping forward in washington. new, young at leaders, people like rand paul and marco rubio and mike lee and kelly ayotte. [applause] you know what is incredible? five years ago, not one of them was in office. you have to go back to after world war ii to see an instance where the generation of leaders who were effectively defending free-market principles is a new generation stepping forward -- let me suggest something. if you look at that new generation, they are almost always exactly the same age. was 10 whence, i ronald reagan became president. i was 18 when ronald reagan left the white house. know how for the world war ii generation, many of them would prefer to fdr as "our president?" i will go to my grave with ronald reagan defining what it means to be present. -- president. [applause] he didn't blink. i have referred to this next generation, this new generation as the children of reagan. listen to them communicate. listen to kelly stand up and talk about free-market principles. listen to marco. listen to rent. --
WHUT
Aug 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of freedom. we will talk about who he was as we move in on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, which he organized. ♪ [music break] >> this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. white house has announced it will posthumously award the highest civilian honor in the united states come the presidential medal of freedom, to civil rights activist bayard rustin. obama will award him and 16 others at the white house later this year. in his own day, bayard rustin was a minority within the minority who tirelessly agitated for change. , awas an african-american gay man fighting against homophobia, and a pacifist fighting against endless war. he was a key advisor to martin luther king and introduced him to teachings of gondi and nonviolence. he helped to found the southern leadership conference. he was later the chief organizer of the historic march on washington for jobs and freedom, rallying hundreds of thousands of people for economic justice, full employment voting rights, and people opportunity. >> segregation shall be ended in every distri
CNN
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. remain locked up. let's start with our new details out of washington now. emily schmidt is more with more on this. what have what have we learned with what precipitated the embassy closers? >> we have no information. barbara starr report that is an intercepted message of senior al qaeda operatives within the last few days really caused the concern. cnn agreed to a request from an obama administration official not to go in to details about the message all because of its sensitivity. we know that this message was a critical factor leading to the shut-down and not the only factor. several u.s. officials said they have seen an increase of threats of yemen for weeks. there have been some major prison breaks in the region that was affected, leaving al qaeda members who were behind bars unaccounted for. regardless, this was an unprecedented move. we saw something we don't always see in washington -- agreement between democrats and republicans saying they think the administration did the right thing shutting down the 2 2 embassies and consulates. president obama is celebrating his birthday at cam
CNBC
Aug 6, 2013 9:00am EDT
. >>> meanwhile, a stunner the world of media, washington post selling the newspaper publishing businesses including amazon to jeff bezos, and julia boorstin has more on that blockbuster deal. >> this news took everyone including editors and writer at the post by surprise. the washington post's company whose name will change saw the stock rise with caplan tech being sold and now what the billionaire icon plans to do with the newspaper. jeff bezos stressed what a newspaper plays in a free society, and he says that the newspaper's duty remain s s to readers and not the owner. the charting of the map ahead is not going to be easy, and there is a need to invent, which means we will need to experiment. and after knowing each other for a decade, this came together in the conference last month. >> we met at a conference fa face-to-face twice. the second week in july. we spent an hour together, and he asked for time to study the numbers, and then we spent another two hour s together, an at the end he said he wanted to go ahead. >>> that is hardly the first billionaire to buy into publish i ing. th
CNN
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
on washington, new civil rights leaders descend on the lincoln memorial where martin luther king, jr. once told us he had a dream. >> come on, let's go! >>> the fast-moving wildfire that has consumed 165 square miles has entered yosemite national park. and having doubled in size in just one day, it's now bearing down on thousands of structures. >>> she was tried, convicted and monday she'll be back in court. now jane velez-mitchell reveals new details about jodi arias that show how a previous boyfriend may have narrowly escaped her clutches. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm brianna kheiler. >> and i'm ivan watson. it's 10:00 p.m. on the east coast, 7:00 on the west. and you're in the cnn newsroom. >> let freedom ring. >> and we begin this hour with history being made again today in the nation's capital. >> that's right. marchers are retracing the landmark 1963 march on washington. it was 50 years ago wednesday that the reverend martin luther king, jr. called for an end to hatred and bigotry in his "i have a dream" speech. >> chris is on the mall. chris, participants are exchanging words, but the
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
, nicolle wallace. >> she's great. >> she's amazing. msnbc contributor mike barnicle. and in washington, pulitzer-prize winning columnist and associate editor of the -- >> amazon -- >> newly sold "washington post," wow, big news there, in your world, gene. we'll talk about that. >> no free shipping for you, mika. >> he's like the free shipping czar now. >> my goodness. none for me. >> all right. mike barnicle, this is like a big day -- >> mike, this is huge. >> this is. >> this is -- >> i was surprised. >> as willie was saying last night at the holiday inn, the plates are shifting under the media world and then we had a couple smokes and watched old reruns of "night of a thousand". >> you ran out of cigarettes before i got there. >> one pack talking about the globe, another pack -- >> the sale of the post as i'm sure gene will have more to say on this, it was stunning. >> it's an earthquake. >> stunning. >> but no family, few families who have owned newspapers have been better at it and more honorable at it than the graham family and i choose to think donnie graham and the waymouth aspe
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. presidents present and past, gather at the mall in washington. >> nidal hasan is a coward and unrepentant murderer. >> a convicted felon receives a death sentence. >>> u.n.'s leader asks for more time for inspections and diplomas. diplomacy. the 50s anniversary of the march on washington brought out some of the biggest names in politics and the civil righting movement. tengz of thousands gathered at the lincoln memorial, congressman john lewis, the only living person who spoke 50 years ago was there. keynote speaker president obama. >> march 50 years ago was not merely how many blacks could join the ranks of millionaires, it was whether this country would admit all people who were willing to work hard regardless of race into the ranks of a middle class life. >> mike viquera joins us. there was forrest whittaker, oprah winfrey was there, i'm curious who the crowd responded to most. >> you know tony it was an extraordinary day, it was renewal, celebration and commemoration. a lot of people who were talented public speakers really moved the crowd. and i gt to mention there was music that was
MSNBC
Aug 18, 2013 4:00pm EDT
going on in what rand paul just said. he's using this washington speech to describe a conference committee, which is the basic premise of government when two chambers have two competing bills. you come together and pass a compromised piece of legislation. that's not happening in washington these days on anything, let alone a major matter of something where they have fundamental disagreement with senate democrats obviously favoring the president's health care law and house republicans voting against it now 39, 40 times to repeal it. so that's not going to happen. so what happens in the meantime is you bring it up to this sort of again at the brink of a shutdown and the president has been very careful to pick at republicans saying, hey, if that happens, you're the one who is are going to take the blame. he has some numbers to back them up. he's been talking about some of these different numbers and some of the polls and house republicans are taking the majority to blame for dysfunction in washington and we've had these crisis government moments over the last several years where the
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 1:00am EDT
in washington, she took her sweets where she could find them. apparently she had her sons and others buy chocolate shells by the barrelful and she writes about the medicinal qualities of fudge. i mean it was as if she took it where she could find them. that's pretty pathetic. >> i would say that the shells are probably not bon-bons. she is not sitting on her sofa munching. they're the cocoa bean shell. you would steep them in hot water. it would be like coffee and you would add milk. she was interested in the medicinal qualities of it. i wouldn't go too far on john quincy's sourness. there is affection between the two of them and great love. otherwise she could have stayed in quincy. >> after they lost, i think, the daughter, is it true he gave her a book on the diseases of the mind? >> some months later, yes. >> it's the modernize, the insensitivity. he is certainly not a modern husband. louisa had by one count nine miscarriages. >> minimum five and a still birth, officially more. -- potentially more. they are sometimes hard to read into it because of how discreet they are with their la
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in washington, he started as a reporter's reporter. about how he likes we like to describe. he is a third-generation newsman. down at the under the table is alex mueller, who gives us a different perspective. he gives us a graphic perspective and he has background in graphic design and journalism. both were rollcall and for the hill. we have experienced much of the industry. those are our panelists. we are very happy to have all of them here. , i am not going to make any kind of presentation. but we would just like to throw out some questions, to jump and come an analyst at jumping in with each other and we will talk about whatever you want to talk about. i would like to ask the panelist to talk about how you do things differently so how is this effective in communicating politics? >> i would like to say that we threw out the mold in terms of stories when we created politifact. we thought that the inverted term and was not going to be the way that they had a whole different form of journalism. it was something where the information was communicated both through an individual and fact chec
Current
Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
to call them out. unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on air>>> 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator>>> uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air>>> and i think the audience gets, "this guys to best of his abilities is trying to look out for us." only on current tv! [♪ theme music ] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the department of justice says no, no, no to the planned merger between american airlines and usair. is this good for consumers? good morning, everybody. what do you
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 12:00am EDT
, his guilty" issumed premiering on msnbc will stop on the next washington journal, the rise of the conversation on drones and privacy issues. 745, -- and seven: 45, would talk about domestic drones -- at 7:45, we talk about the usage of domestic drones. , a privacy and west. washington journal begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time every day on c-span. wednesday, the center for american progress hosts a former -- a forum for preventing and ending human trafficking. obama's half-sister will be a speaker at the event. remember the march ending and dr. king delivering that speech will stop president kennedy invited us back to the white house and he stood in the door of the oval office to meet each one of us. he was like a beaming and proud father. he was glad that everything had gone so well. .e said, you did a good job he said to dr. king, you had a dream. >> tomorrow, we will look back with a panel conversation with john lewis and your chance to call in and comment. starting at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. ladieson two of first begins monday, september 9 with a look at the life of
ABC
Aug 16, 2013 4:00am PDT
is facing condemnation here in the u.s., as well. tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, diana and gio. the muslim brotherhood is calling for a friday of anger today, stoking fears of more bloodshed. the international community is worried that the crisis in egypt is worsening. cairo is poised to erupt again today. the muslim brotherhood, which supports ousted president mohamed morsi, has called for mass protest marches after friday prayers. the ruling military will be waiting. egypt's interior minister authorized the use of deadly force against demonstrators who target police or state buildings. the country remains in a state of emergency, after wednesday's bloody crackdown on pro-morsi supporters. the government now says more than 600 people were killed. >> you can't kill your own people. and get away with it. >> reporter: egypt's christians are pleading for help. they say a number of churches have come under attacks of people accusing them of siding with the military. one woman says her church was doused in gasoline. >>
CBS
Aug 24, 2013 4:30pm PDT
king shared his dream, thousands of people retrace his steps. jeff pegues is on the washington mall. >> i'm not prepared to sit down and give up. >> axelrod: president obama weighs military options against syria, even as the regime denies responsibility for chemical attacks. holly williams has the latest. and school's out, but this bus has been bringing meals to hungry children all summer. don dahler takes us on a lunch break. >> they help you be healthy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we begin tonight in california where firefighters are battling a massive wildfire in and around yosemite national park. it's threatening the power and water supply some 150 miles to the west in san francisco. governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency as 2600 firefighters battled the nearly 200 square mile fire. right now, just 5% of the fire is under control. as teresa garcia reports, the flames are moving toward a reservoir that supplies most of san francisco's water and has already shut down two of the city's hydroe
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. i am proud to stand before you as the first african-american, first woman city administrator. >> [applause] >>thank you. i i am grateful to be inspired and mentored by many great civil rights leaders and my educational leaders which includes usf law school. >> [applause] >> and my family members who have mentored me and have paved the way for me along my career path. i could not have gotten there without them. my greatest inspirations are my parents william little and maria little, and i my greatest inspirations are my parents william little and maria little, and i want to talk about howthey were inspired by the march on washington and dr. king's speech which subsequently has passed on to me. my mother was among the 200,000 people who joined dr. martin they were inspired by the march on washington and dr. king's speech which subsequently has passed on to me. my mother was among the 200,000 people who joined dr. martin luther king on the march on washington 50 years ago and stood up for the rights for freedom.as a teenager gro
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
at the national press club in washington, d.c. he addressed a voter id laws and the feature of the republican party. this is about one hour. >> our speaker today is benjamin jealous,who at 35 became the youngest president and ceo of the national association for the advancement of colored people. a mixed race kid from california, jealous grew up in a family always challenged by the issue of race. according to an interview in "essence" magazine, his grandparents faced obstacles dating back to slavery. his mother helped desegregate her high school in baltimore, and joined sit-ins at lunch counters in virginia. his father told him what it was like to be the lone white guy at a lunch counter sit-in and getting worked over by the police, who saw him as a race traitor. as a kid, mr. jealous recalls being at a discount store with a black friend, and noticing a white lady peeking at them through the pegboard to make sure they were not stealing anything. he has led advocacy, but he could, at one time, qualify for mentorship at the national press club. reliable reports say he once tried his hand at inve
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
in washington, today marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, a major celebration is planned bringing together former presidents, politicians and dozens of stars but the event is more than just a tribute to the progress made by the civil rights movement, it's a reminder of the work that remains. cnn's don lemon has much more on this. >> reporter: 50 years ago today about a quarter million people marched on the national wall on wash twush demand change. dr. martin luther king jr. sharing his dream for america from the steps of the lincoln memorial. his indelible words a watershed moment in the civil rights movement. today thousand also gather to commemorate the famous words that forever changed our country. >> 50 years ago there was so much fear, people were afraid to be afraid. the fear is gone. our country is better and we are a better people. we still have a distance to go. >> reporter: that distance front and center today as the nation's first black president will add his vision as the marquee speaker at the anniversary celebration. president obama acknowledges that, while
Current
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
issued a veiled threat saying they're considering a. : >> michael: joining us now from washington, d.c. one of our favorites, michael tomasky. great to have you back here. michael, does it matter that all of these lawmakers in washington are so angry about this? does it change anything between russia and the u.s.? >> i don't think it changes a thing. do you think vladimir putin cares what john mccain said? i don't think so. however anybody feels about snowden, whistle blower, traitor, or something else, one has to look at putin. he's a sackture of the u.s u.s.-russian relationship. which was working pretty well, then putin announced his intention to come back. he came back and won the presidency, and then there were many isn'ts over th--many incids during the arab spring. >> michael: yes, that's a great point. we don't think about what putin's role is in all of this. look, edward snowden is coming here. exciting opportunity to mess with the u.s. and that is too bad. how much putin has to do with this, we'll never know. but it seemed that things were a little better than. >>> let's st
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 3:00pm PDT
and how it permanently changed politics. we talk to the washington post's dan balz about his book, "collision 2012." >> everything changes from one cycle to another. i don't think i've seen as many changes in one cycle as we saw between 2008 and 2012. >> brown: and can apps for babies be educational? or are they harmful entertainment? we look at one advocacy group's complaint to the federal trade commission. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: a badly damaged nuclear plant in japan loomed over budget talks today in tokyo. officials are working
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 5:00am EDT
are hospitalized after an early morning apartment fire in southeast washington. >> that's right. our john gonzales live this morning with the very latest. john. >> well, jummy and scott, one thing is for sure, d.c. firefighters here in southeast d.c. knew they had to move very quickly this morning because not only were they dealing with a raging fire, but people were trapped inside. fist of all, we want to show you the red cross, they are already here at the scene. they are assisting people that are displaced from what we can see, at least, at least six units inside destroyed. you take a look at the building live here. gone, firefighters when they arrived. they noticed that people were trapped inside. this started around one this morning. many probably sleeping at the time. our cameras captured one adult being transported. he was being treated first with serious cuts from broken glass. they found the residents that were trapped hanging from the windows literally hanging for their lives. now at this hour, we are told, six people are in the hospital. including a mother and two children. they are suf
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
's no intelligence saying al qaeda is backing off. bob orr, cbs news, washington. >>> baseball slugger alex rodriguez has until thursday to officially appeal a suspension that would keep him out of baseball through next season. rodriguez and 12 other big leaguers were punished following baseball's investigation of performance-enhancing drugs, but it was rodriguez who was hit hardest. he was back on the field last night, his first major league game of the year. jericka duncan reports. >> reporter: the crowd in chicago where the yankees took on the white sox last night greeted alex rodriguez with some cheers. but mostly jeers as he returns to the majors after learning his fate. rodriguez hit a single in his first at-bat but his return to the yankees following injury was not the comeback he wanted. earlier in the day, major league baseball announced rodriguez will be suspended for a record 211 games, through the end of the 2014 season. >> it's been crazy, but from this point on, i'm going to do my very best to focus on baseball. >> reporter: that may be easier said than done. rodriguez said he'll appeal
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
. but a lot of people across 43 states in washington, d.c., before the drawing, were caught up in lotto fever. >> got to be in it to win it. >> reporter: look at these long lines. >> if i -- i would give to my mom. >> reporter: from coast-to-coast. >> i spent like $50 every time i get paid. i don't win. somebody help me. >> reporter: helping fuel the frenzy, a recent game change. the price of a powerball ticket doubled from a buck to $2 last year, doubling the amount going into the jackpots. some people won't buy a ticket until the winnings soar past $100 million and more. more than 4 million people won smaller prizes in last night's drawing. nonjackpot winnings total $66.8 million. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> just in case you've been digging around for those tickets, there in jersey or in minnesota. the winning powerball numbers. here they are. 5, 25, 30, 58, 59 and the powerball is 32. >> if you didn't have them, take heart. there's another powerball drawing on saturday night. that jackpot worth a mere $40 million. >>> now to the growing political tension between the u.s. and
NBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:00am EDT
the night in the wilderness in northern washington state are safe because of excellent engineering. a temporary road was built in north cascade national park after floodwaters flashed out a permanent one. it forced 65 people stranded in nature. construction on the new road was finished. >>> new this morning, tragedy at a baseball game. a fan at atlanta's turner field fell more than 60 feet to his death during the brave's home game last night. this happened after a lengthy rain delay, nearly 90 minutes. investigators are trying to figure out how he fell. it's believed to be the second fatal fall at the stadium. >>> now, to a pair of legal developments, the effects can be felt coast-to-coast. one involves how drug offenders are dealt with. >> the other addresses the power of police and how they interact with civilians, particularly in new york. tahman bradley has details on both. >> reporter: this morning, two major changes in crime laws with implications for millions. attorney general eric holder has ordered federal prosecutors to stop sweeping up nonviolent drug offenders and sente
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
on the "washington journal." later withk about it two members of congress. here is the front page of the morning --imes" this rifts latecomer suspending impasse. host: representative steny hoyer of maryland, the number two house democrat host: this is how the "new york times" concludes its front page article -- host: that again it's from the "new york times." here is the "wall street journal" specifically on a spending bill issue that came up this week. senate spending bill blocked host: well, we want to get your views on the federal budget and the process as the congress gets ready to recess. they are in today, and after that, five weeks off. the federal budget is uncertain as congress recesses. for republicans, (202) 585-3880 for democrats, and (202) 585-3882 for independents. you can also contact us through social media, @cspanwj is our twitter and appeared you consider e-mail if you'd like to journal@c-span.org. "hill" newhe'll" -- savor this morning host: that is from the "hill" newspaper. and from "politico" this morning -- john boehner calls for a short-term continuing resolution. here's
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
, like "national geographic" today. bill: i will be in washington tomorrow. you're in new york on stand by for anything that happens. martha: i will be on bill o'reilly tonight. "happening now" starts right now >> i have a dream. jon: five decades after dr. martin luther king, jr. spoke at the lincoln memorial, president obama and other dignitaries will stand on the same steps to commemorate the march on washington, the same steps where dr. king delivered his "i have a dream" speech to a quarter of a million people and thousands are expected to gather there today. we will have much more on today's events throughout our time on the air. >> top story now. a fox news alert. preparations for a strike on syria. right now u.s.-led air or missile strikes, they're looking all but certainty point. the timing is still unclear but the obama administration is working out we're told all the details. the u.n. security council, set for a showdown. and britain is saying it will put forward a resolution seeking authorization for military action. russia calling the move premature. and american ally israe
CBS
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
is adjusting to life in washington with the exception of one thing. >> a break -- >> on "cbs this morning." >> pope benedict tosaid god tol him to retire. i was thinking it's a good thing god's not talking to alex rodriguez. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. good morning, gayle. >> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with the wildfire outside yosemite park, growing at an alarming rate. 1 it is one of 55 major wildfires burning in the western united states. >> our sacramento station is west of yosemite. you've been covering this region for years. have you ever seen anything like this? >> reporter: i have not. residents around here haven't either. they said it's been since 1987 they've seen a fire even approaching something like this, that this one is burning much more quickly and much stronger as well. about 300 hopes evacuated after governor brown declared a state of emergency in california. the rim fire, burning about a week or so, remains only 1% contained. firefighters worked through the night to battle the flames. in the last 24 hours, the fire nearly quadruple
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
honoring the the on washington, dc. there is a high profile guest list for the event. >> good morning at 6:00 on wednesday. mike nicco is here with a look at the forecast. still tracking fog, minor improvement in napa and half mile in santa rosa and the rest of us have a low ceiling this morning, and flight arrival delays are likely. we will watch it. the next 12 hours around the bay are foggy and misty and a cooler 72 at 4:00 and the clouds return at 7:00 and 68. the day planner is foggy up north and 58 and mild and sunny and 77 by noon and 85, a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday and a pleasant evening in the low-to-mid 70's and fog at the coast and mid-50's and partly sunny, low-to-mid 60's at the beaches this afternoon. we have a stalled vehicle on the span of the golden gate bridge but everyone is moving fine from marin county to san francisco. not a bad drive out there as we take you to san jose we have a report of a crash involving a car versus a bicyclist southbound 101 at the actually road off-ramp and it is looking stop-and-go north of 280 and 680, and the golden gate bridge
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
threat. the latest from washington. >>> congress leaves town. one of its final acts before it leaves for recess. >>> the lawyer for julian assange. i will talk to him about edward snowden and whether the nsa leaker is safe. >>> it's a video that went shock viral. we'll tell you why it's significant. >>> it's high noon in the east. developing now new and alarming details on that worldwide travel alert issued by the state department. this comes after shutting down 22 u.s. embassy and consulates. it's unclear when they will reopen. the travel alert is in effect until next month. >> i'm quite concerned because i think there's going to be a big blow up pretty soon. i'm not sure what to anticipate because i don't know what the history is between the u.s. and this particular blow up in middle east. i'm thinking the u.s. is going to take pretty good care of us now. >> it always makes you nervous but you got to carry on. you just can't keep ongoing. you just got to go. it's the only way to get back there. >> the big question what potential threat would raise the ale alert level so high. what
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
to address the threat. bob orr in washington with new information. bob, good morning. >> good morning. the u.s. is moving now on multiple front. overnight a drone strike killed four suspected militants in yemen. at the same time intelligence analysts working around the clock pressing for details about the potential threat and new defense measures put in place. security tightened around new york city landmarks and at some of the nation's airports. overseas officials are on guard for potential truck bombs that could be used against large buildings like embassies. sources say the threat emerged last week when intelligence analysts intercepted communication between ayman al zawahiri and al wuhayshi, the leader in the peninsula. according to sources, urged to step up against u.s. targets vaguely urging something big. communications had a sense of urgery. the one-time personal secretary to osama bin laden runs the yemen-based branch of al qaeda. his group, aqap has proven to be the most aggressive in plotting against american targets. they are home to an explosives expert who targeted u.s.-bound a
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
a comment. i actually spoke with david corn, the bureau chief of the washington bureau and he said mother jones has withdrawn that sucks headline. joining me now for our daily fix to talk about this and political headlines, msnbc contributor and "the washington post's" chris cillizza and amy water, editor for the cook political report. it's so interesting that sorkin was talking last night. i wasn't there but i was reading the notes from the report from mother jones about the tendency of the media to hype up every fight between every politician and point exclamation points around it. here we have an example of it. he was using it, it seems to me, as an example of the way the journalistic discourse tends to hype up the politicians. >> aaron sorkin would know nothing about hyping anything up in washington. >> you're taking a shot now. >> i did not. >> did you just give a chris matthews ha? i think i heard one over there. >> i've been working on that. >> that was pretty good, chris. >> look, his stock and trade is making washington seem a heck of a lot more interesting than it often is. >> y
CBS
Aug 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. jeff pegues in washington begins hir coverage. >> reporter: white house officials say the president was briefed this morning on the potential terrorist threat idfore departing for camp david. worldwide, nearly two dozen u.s. embassies are preparing to close their doors in the next 24 hours. the state department says there is a potential for a terrorist intack, particularly in the addle east and north africa, hd officials have specifically mentioned yemen as a potential earget, the country's home base for al qaeda of the arabian peninsula also known as a.q.a.p., a terrorist group that tny now consider the most dangerous in the world. while u.s. officials won't offer more specifics, a travel alert has been issued for american citizen worldwide, a warning that both rail and airports could be targeted. but at dulles airport near the nation's capital, the warning is not discouraging passenger nathan brandeburg. >> i'm not too afraid to be traveling, especially with security the way it is. i mean, we're traveling with a wt of gear as well and we have to go thro
Current
Aug 8, 2013 3:00am PDT
our nation's capital, washington, d.c. as we've been telling you, it is a ghost town. these days. with the house out of session. the senate out of session. president obama is back in town barely for a couple of days then he scoots off to martha's vineyard for his own vacation. but to the extent there is any news, we'll tell you about it and give you a chance to comment on it at 1-866-55-press. join us on twitter at bpshow and on facebook at facebook.com/billpressshow. he goes up to martha's vineyard for vacation with his family, one person the president will not be playing golf with is vladimir putin. in fact, yesterday, the white house announced that the president was canceling his scheduled summit with vladimir putin before the g-20 meeting in st. petersburg because the president is pissed that vladimir putin gave a one-year asylum to edward snowden. for that, everything else goes on the rocks. and rick scott in florida says he's going to try once again to prevent latinos and blacks from voting. wow! on current tv. tell you all about it. are you encouraged by what you we have a
Current
Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
. this is recent for washington. just opening now the first medical marijuana dispensaries including one right over there. right across the street from us. walked by it last night. big crowd outside. right over the popeye's chicken which we love. >> no more perfect place. >> there is a starbucks on the corner. >> shapingry la for -- shangry law for pot stickers. so many say this is dangerous including and above all, cnn's chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta who is a good guy but has always been down on pot. medical marijuana is a big mistake. yesterday, he came out and he said "i was wrong." here he is talking to piers morgan on cnn night before last. >> i have. and as part of my thinking, i have apologized for some of the earlier reporting because i think we've been terribly and systematically misled. part of that misleading. >> bill: he said i did part of that misleading. she said you know, the research is out there but i didn't take the time to do the research myself. i believed what the fed said. they were lying. >> i didn't look at labs in other country doing research. i didn't look a
CBS
Aug 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
's investigation. cbs news washington. >>> iraq remains tense this morning after a wave of deadly bombings and shootings on sunday. in baghdad a car bombing left three people dead. about four dozen people died in bombings and shootings across iraq. months of violence threatened to shake iraq's fragile coalition. >>> two major trials over the killing of antigovernment protestors in egypt were postponed. the former president was transported from a court on sunday. he is being retried in the killing of protestors two years ago. his trial resumes next month. the case against six muslim brotherhood leaders was postponed until october. >>> coming up on the morning news, emergency landing. a delta flight makes an unplanned landing after possible smoke in the cockpit area. this is the cbs morning news. the cbs morning news. with new smucker's natural fruit spreads,nou] every day can be truly extraordinary. ♪ spread a little sunshine with naturally delicious smucker's natural. in this corner, the big cheese. and in this corner, dawn platinum. [ female announcer ] get the power of an overnight soa
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of the march on washington today brought out some of the biggest names in politics and the civil rights movement. a half century to the day after reverend martin luther king jr. said i have a dream, they gathered again and al jazeera's mike vequerra was there. >> bells ran on the national mall and across the country to mark the moment. the time a half century ago when martin luther king, jr. spoke to a racially divided america. people of all stripes packed the mall to hear the words inspired by dr. king. joseph lowry was a freedom fighter along with dr. king. >> committed to be a nation of liberty and justice for all. >> julian bond a civil rights veteran who led a sit in at a segregated lunch counter at greensboro, south carolina. >> we're still being challenged, from the stand your ground laws. >> the spirit of dr. king's words captured the hearts of people not just around america. but around the world. >> part celebration, part commemoration, part renewal. it was 50 years ago on this day that dr. king led the famous march on washington and delivered his i have a dream speech. today t
NBC
Aug 5, 2013 4:00am PDT
, washington. >>> embattled yankees slugger alex rodriguez may be banned from baseball on the very day he returns to the majors. at my noon, the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for his alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. despite that, manager joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game tonight. jay gray is live outside the yankees stadium in the bronx. what's the sequence of events we might expect to see today? >> reporter: good morning. outside yankee stadium. relatively quiet as major league baseball gets ready to break its silence. here's the front page of "the post." just go it says. fans ban a-rod, just accept the ban and go. today we'll find out how long he'll have to go for. here's how it's supposed to work out. about noon, as you talked about, the commissioner will announce his decision. there are a dozen to 14 players involved in this, but a-rod will get the most substantial suspension, according to sources that have spoke with nbc sports. most of the players getting 50-game bans. that will remove th
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
, abc news, washington. >> we'll, of course, stay on top of that story and bring you any developments. >>> and another scene we've been watching overnight, a fast-moving wildfire that's threatened hundreds of homes in southern california. the fire started in cleveland national forest and grew quickly, as temperatures neared 100 degrees. residents in the town of lake elsinore were forced to leave as ash rained down on their homes and entire neighborhoods were enveloped in smoke. a dc-10 was called in to drop fire retardant. but there is good news. some residents have now been able to go back home as crews are making progress. >>> more news breaking overnight. air travelers could face delays this morning after a global ticketing system crash. the sabre system is used by hundreds of airlines at more than 100 airports around the world. among the u.s. airlines affected are jetblue, american and alaska air. sabre says its system is slowly being returned to service. >>> breaking news in the middle east. two suspected al qaeda members have been arrested at the airport in cairo, egypt. authori
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